*** ONLY APPLY IF YOU'RE A FREELANCER OR A COMPANY THAT ONLY SPECIALIZES IN MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT ***
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Our multimedia company has just recently started using oDesk to work with contractors and are interested in finding a MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPER to work with on a long-term basis. We are looking to find someone that is honest & professional and willing to work with us. This can be a very lucrative position for the right candidate. So, show us why we should hire you! IMPRESS US!
Preference will be given to candidates with existing Apple IOS and Android certifications or work experience.
- Required responsibilities for this position:
- Designing/prototyping, coding and unit testing of new application features
- Maintenance support of existing software code base for clients
- Updating end user and technical documentation
Skills and Attributes
The following skills and attributes are required for this position:
- 1+ year mobile development experience with iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, or J2ME
- Understanding of current trends in Web technology, including such concepts as web services, social media, mobile applications
- Able to work effectively in a team environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
- Focus on quality delivery
- has designed & developed Web Applications (not mandatory but bonus if you have - please indicate)
The following are desired skills and attributes for this position:
- Knowledge & experience in both Java and .Net
- Knowledge of other technologies such as PHP, Flex, etc.
- Application frameworks: SharePoint
- Web servers: IIS, Apache
From your portfolio, show at least 5 different examples of the BEST MOBILE APPLICATIONS you developed:
1) Project Description - Briefly describe your Role in the Project
2) Indicate the type of APP - (business, social, utility, game, etc…)
3) What type of business was the project for? (Small, Medium, Large or Big Brands)
4) LINK to the application
5) COST to develop the application
6) TIME it took to develop the application
- How much experience do you have developing software, and mobile apps in particular? And on what platforms do you have the most experience in?
- What is your DEVELOPMENT PROCESS and how do you normally deal with your clients from CONCEPT to DELIVERY? (if you have a PDF, PowerPoint, video, etc… about your work processes, please include)
- What does your Mobile App project lifecycle look like?
- Will you be coding my Mobile App from scratch?
- Will you do all the graphics/User Interface work as well as the backend coding?
- Can I speak to your previous clients for a reference?
- What kind of APPs do you specialize in? (Example, business apps, utility, social, game apps, etc…)
- Do you offer guarantees that users will be able to download my app on third party app sites, like iTunes, Google Play, etc…?
- Do you have a Rate Sheet you can send us for your different Mobile App Development services?
- Are you open to Fixed Rates? Are they negotiable? Do you offer package deals for multiple clients? Our clients typically send us a fixed budget to work with and deadlines.
- Do you charge an extra fee for Intellectual Property?
- What are your payment terms and are they negotiable?
- Do you offer warranty for your work?
*** YOU MUST PROVIDE ALL INFORMATION REQUESTED AND MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS ABOVE TO APPLY. OTHERWISE, YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED IMMEDIATELY. ***
Skills: prototyping, blackberry, troubleshooting, .net, apache, pdf, video, graphics